About Voltage Control

Voltage Control is an innovation workshop agency founded by Douglas Ferguson, an entrepreneur and technologist with over 20 years of experience. With his unique combination of  expertise in technology, product strategy, and design thinking, Douglas offers trusted guidance to companies who want to jumpstart their product or project with an impactful innovation workshop. Based in Austin, Voltage Control designs and leads custom innovation workshops and Design Sprints, as developed by Google Ventures. 

July 21-23 • Austin Texas

Voltage Control

Master Class Series

About the Event

Douglas Ferguson and Daniel Stillman are hosting a three-part series of hands-on master classes, where you will sharpen your facilitation skills. Please join us for one, two, or all three days!


July 21-23


8:30–5:00pm, Daily


Austin, Texas


July 22, 2020 • 8:30–5:00pm

Explore various Liberating Structures methods you can use to create change and make space for innovation within your organization. 

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Wait, a full day online?

Yes, you read right. We can meet for a full day in real life (or at least, we used to be able to!). We still need to come together to solve big problems, and sometimes that takes a big group to have all the knowledge, experience and expertise in the room. We’ll take breaks, run warmups and keep you energized and engaged the whole day.

Wait, what's facilitation?

Facilitators lead and guide teams through important gatherings (think: “lockdowns,” working sessions, strategic meetings, etc.) to achieve better outcomes. They are skilled at developing focused agendas, leading collaborative activities, remaining impartial, and keeping participants on task. Even if you are not a professional facilitator, many of us have to play the role of facilitator at key moments in our day-to-day work. Here’s your chance to learn tools to do it more successfully.

What You'll Learn

Gracefully and effectively host 20-100 people online

Patterns to foster radical conversation

Lead group synthesis of complex data

Tools to plan your large scale gatherings mindfully and collaboratively

Create real outcomes online

Leverage group intelligence

The Venue

VUKA, Bouldin Creek

411 W Monroe Street • Austin, Texas 78704


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